Ram harriers win second invite

On a day that started out with a long, early morning bus ride in heavy fog, the Rockford boys cross country team made their own sunshine for Coach Andrew Martin, as they won their second consecutive invitational of the 2009 campaign on Saturday, Sept. 12. Traveling to Bath, near Lansing, the Rams joined 12 other […]

Young Rockford water polo team learns tough lessons

Senior Connor Thelen spots an open teammate.	Photo by GORDON PETERSON

    Early victories over Hudsonville, Troy Athens, and Troy put Rockford in the final four. The three games featured a balanced scoring attack by Rockford—every player contributed at least one goal. The Rams then squared off in the semifinals with rival Ann Arbor Pioneer. Four hard-fought quarters weren’t enough to decide a winner. Neither […]

Rams JV soccer wins one, ties one first week of school

Connor Doud (#10)

Rockford’s junior varsity soccer team had two home games this week. The first game was Wednesday, Sept. 9 against the West Catholic Falcons. The Rams had an easy time with the Falcons. The first goal came at four minutes into the game. Connor Doud shot a penalty-kick bullet past the Falcons’ defense into the back […]

Obituaries – September 17, 2009

Fisher Carole M. Fisher, age 44, passed away September 12, 2009, from accidental injuries. Born in Big Rapids, she graduated from Cedar Springs High School in 1982. With her family, she enjoyed yearly tent camping trips to the Upper Peninsula. Prior to an accident in 1991, she loved to dance and roller-skate, and later played […]

International Russian Radio and Television North American representative to speak at Harvest celebration

Each year Crossfire Ministries celebrates a Harvest celebration featuring a key international speaker from an affective missions ministry. On Sunday, Sept. 20, Reverend David Ogren will be the special speaker at the 10 a.m. worship service in the conference room adjacent to MVP Health Club, 515 E. Division, Rockford. The public is cordially invited to […]